Rotc Officer

Providence Schools
Full Time $46,811 - $88,236 Per year RI 70 Fricker St, Providence, RI 02903, United States


Providence Public Schools District (PPSD) seeks an exceptionalwho is highly qualified and skillful to join our community of teachers, students and stakeholders. This is an exciting opportunity for teachers who seek a challenging yet rewarding teaching experience.

Consistent with the Providence Public Schools’ vision and mission, the School Social Worker is to work in partnership with parents, students, educators, and outside agencies to promote student achievement and created safe, healthy, and supportive learning environments for all students and to assist students in succeeding academically, socially and emotionally. The school social worker provides a full range of social work services to children ages 3-21 and functions as a member of the Team of Qualified Professionals, school based targeted teams, and crisis intervention teams.

We serve approximately 22,000 students at 37 elementary, middle, and high schools. Approximately 55% of students come from homes where English is not the primary language spoken. Combined, our students and families speak 55 different languages and hail from 91 countries of origin. In PPSD, the teachers and leaders set high expectations for academic achievement, provide equal access to differentiated instruction, and endeavor to close the achievement and opportunity gap among historically marginalized subgroups within the schools.  PPSD is a great place for those who desire an environment that supports their creativity and ingenuity, and respects their credentials and abilities as a teacher.

Under the direction of US Army Cadet Command (in accordance with Cadet Command Regulation 145-2), and that of the Central High School Principal, commands and supervises a four-year Army JROTC Program which constitutes and elective subject for high school grades 9 through 12. The SAI is responsible for the coordination, logistics, supervision and teaching within the program.  The curriculum focuses on citizenship, character, and leadership development with a strong emphasis on keeping students in high school through graduation.  Additional emphasis is placed on teaching skills necessary to succeed at the post-secondary education level. JROTC is not a recruiting forum.
Supervises the Army Instructor (Al) who serves as a teacher, coach, and logistics coordinator.  (The Al's military rank will be Sergeant First Class E-7 thru Sergeant Major E-9 or Warrant Officer 1 thru Master Warrant Officer).  The Al also maintains the Unit Hand Receipt.  Cadet population averages 140 cadets during each school year.

REPORTS TO:  Principal

**Contingent upon funding** 


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
  • U.S. Army Cadet Command evaluates the eligibility and suitability of personnel to serve as Junior ROTC Instructors. 


  • Instructs students (cadets) enrolled in the program utilizing the nationally certified Army JROTC Curriculum.
  • Supervises the Army Instructor (Al) who also teaches, coaches, and who has primary responsibility for logistics.
  • Mentors cadets in a robust program of JROTC extra-curricular activities which meets Cadet Command requirements, and focuses on the needs of the cadets within the program.
  • Implements all necessary safety precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities.
  • Develops and maintains positive and cooperative interactions and communications with administrators, parents, colleagues and the community-at-large.
  • Motivates and encourages cadets to develop a sense of mature personal responsibility, skills, attitudes and knowledge needed to provide a foundation for becoming a responsible citizen.  
  • Strongly encourages goal-setting that includes participation in post-secondary education.


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
  • U.S. Army Cadet Command evaluates the eligibility and suitability of personnel to serve as Junior ROTC Instructors.
  • Thoroughly familiarize with Instructor Qualifications please visit  
  • Applicants must be certified by Cadet Command prior to applying for this position.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen in a retired status from the U.S. Army (entitled to and drawing retirement pay - this is a federal law requirement US code title 10). 
  • Instructors are employed and compensated by the school district, and not by the U.S. Army; however, the Army cost-shares the salary directly with the district.
  • Be in the retired grade of Major (0-4) thru Colonel (0-6)
  • Must be able to continue to meet Army height & weight standards.
  • Have no record of courts-martial or civil convictions, and must complete both a military and civilian security background check.
  • Must be able to patiently and calmly deal with frustrations associated with high schools as you teach and mentor cadets to meet the program's high but achievable standards, always keeping in mind that instructors are dealing with developing adolescents; not with soldiers.
  • Bilingual Preferred